Fortuna Düsseldorf and Wolfsburg face in ESPRIT arena, in a match for the 4th round of the Bundesliga. There are only 2 recent direct clashes between these two teams: in 16‑03‑2019, which ended with the victory of the Wolfsburg by (5‑2), and in 27-10–2018, which ended with the victory of the Wolfsburg by (0‑3). In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams have considerable differences in the results won at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 12th position, with 3 points won, after 1 win and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Bayer Leverkusen by (1‑3). In the last match, he lost out against Eintracht Frankfurt by (2‑1). This is a team that curiously conquers more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 matches it records 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 65 goals scored and 20 suffered; against 9 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in his stadium, with 25 goals scored and 24 suffered. The team arrives at this match after a win out with Schwarz ‑ Weiß Düsseldorf by (1‑6). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Fortuna Düsseldorf won 5, drew 1 and lost 4. The team has not been very strong defensively, since it has always suffered goals in the last 10 games, but its attack has marked regularly, since he always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games.
Fortuna Dusseldorf’s team arrives at this demotivated match, after adding another defeat in the championship, this time against Frankfurt, 2-1: the team’s only goal was scored by Hannings. We remember that the home team won only on the first day, against Bremen, by 1-3. In this tough game against Wolfsburg, coach Riedhelm Funkel is expected to play in the usual tactical formation, in 4-3-3, with Rouwen Hannings as the team’s most offensive reference: this player is the team’s best scorer, with 2 goals scored. For this game, the coach cannot count on Rensing, Siadas, Stoger, Wolf, Barkok and Morales, all with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in the 3rd position, with 7 points won, after 2 wins and 1 draw. In the penultimate match, he won out against Hertha BSC by (0‑3). In the last game, he tied at home against Paderborn by (1‑1). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 24 goals scored and 27 suffered; against 9 wins and 6 draws in his stadium, with 42 goals scored and 15 suffered. The team comes to this match after a draw at home with Hamburger SV by (1‑1). In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Wolfsburg won 5, drew 1 and lost 4. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but his attack has marked with regularly, since he scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games.
The Wolfsburg team comes to this game with a draw, a ball, with Paderborn, thus totaling the third consecutive game without losing in this competition: Brekalo scored the only goal of the team. It should be noted that the visiting club started the German league in the best way, winning the first two games. Despite playing away from home, coach Oliver Glasner must present a very offensive strategy, with advanced lines, trying to better exploit his opponent’s defensive weaknesses. At the individual level we highlight Josip Brekalo and Wout Weghorst, both with 2 goals scored so far. Outside this game are Schlager, Ginczek, Casteels and Ignacio Camacho, all with physical problems.